Note : The aim and objective of this article is to present personal reviews on various private and recognized animation institutes and colleges of India. This article in no case advocate or criticize any animation institute mentioned here.
Arena Animation: an Introduction – According to the official website of arena animation , it is an educational arm of Aptech Ltd. Mainly for animation , web designing , VFX and multimedia education. The institute further claims that it has trained more than 4 lakh students in animation and multimedia sector. Arena animation was one of the first few institutes who started multimedia and animation education in the country but now there are many autonomous and university affiliated animation colleges available around us.
Arena Multimedia to Arena Animation – When Arena started its operation; animation was not so known in India so Arena started with the name of Arena Multimedia, but now Arena Multimedia is known by the name of Arena Animation Academy.
Arena Animation network – Over past 17 years, Arena Animation has opened branches in various cities of India. Arena Animation Academy works mainly on franchisee based model. These franchisee partners recruit their own staff to teach subjects like animation, multimedia, etc. to students who take admission in its institute.
Arena Animation Course – Arena Animation being an autonomous body, runs various short term and long term courses through its many franchisee. Students who wish to do courses in graphic design , web design , animation , vfx and gaming, take admission in various Arena Animation centers of the country. Similar to all other private animation academies, Arena Animation offers private certificates to the students.
Candidates who seek university affiliated Animation degree or courses can also search for animation colleges in their own cities and towns.
Arena Animation in Pune – Like all other cities in India , Arena Animation has its franchisee centers in Pune too. There are 7 Arena Animation centers in the city. Students of Pune city and its outskirts, who wish to seek private training in animation – join these Arena Animation in Pune centers. As per the website of Arena Animation Academy, there are centres in Chinchwad-Akurdi, Pimpri, Tilak Road, Wanawadi, Bund Garden, Ambegaon (Badruk) and Kharadi.
Options other than Arena Animation – As we know nowadays, internet has grown manifold and all information is available on our finger tips. Smart students look and search for genuine animation institutes before taking any decision. The recent popular trend in student community is choosing animation and multimedia degree courses than private certificates. Students after 10+2 apply for B.Sc. in Media Graphics and Animation degree course. VEDA being a university affiliated institute, offers only graduate degrees and post-graduate degrees in animation and multimedia .